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January 2018

Singing for Lung Health group

Wed 10 January @ 1:00 pm - Wed 18 July @ 2:00 pm

Every Wednesday 1:00pm, Bristol A free singing group, specifically to help your lung health and breathing, meeting every Wednesday from 10th January 2018.  The Singing for Lung Health group set up by Life of Breath and the British Lung Foundation will continue in the new ... Read more...

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March 2018

Tobacco: Shape Shifting Substance from South America

Tue 20 March @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Arc Stockton Arts Centre, Dovecot Street
Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

20 March 2018, Stockton-on-Tees Durham team member Andrew Russell visits Cafe Scientifique in Stockton to discuss tobacco. Join him to ponder the place of this humble plant in indigenous communities, its exploitation by capitalism and the consequences for health, and ... Read more...

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July 2018

The Life of Breath: History, Texts, Contexts

Tue 10 July @ 9:00 am - Thu 12 July @ 5:00 pm
St John’s College, 3 South Bailey
Durham, DH1 3RJ United Kingdom

10-12 July 2018, Durham Breathing is a basic physiological process, yet also has deep cultural, spiritual and personal meaning. However, although breath and breathing are such resonant and urgent subjects, they have never been the subject of systematic cultural or ... Read more...

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August 2018

Movement, stasis and interoception: unsettling the body

Tue 14 August @ 9:00 am - Fri 17 August @ 5:00 pm
Stockholm University Stockholm, SE-106 91 Sweden

14-17 August 2018, Stockholm Life of Breath team members Jane Macnaughton and Andrew Russell will be joined by Anna Harris (Maastricht University) to convene a panel at EASA 2018, the biannual conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists. The panel, ... Read more...

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November 2018

Catch Your Breath Exhibition

Fri 23 November 2018 - Tue 31 December 2019
Palace Green Library, Palace Green
Durham, Durham DH1 3RN United Kingdom

Nov 2018 - late 2019 Everyone breathes. From a baby’s first cries to a dying gasp, breath is an ever-present companion on the journey through life. Breathing isn’t just a biological process. It enables us to communicate, to speak, to ... Read more...

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